I am admittedly biased. but we do have quite a few native IPDS printers.
You can use our AFP driver or IBM's to make AFP overlays in black and
white or full color. We even support the PDF object container in AFP. This
is where you encapsulate the PDF in AFP , sending it directly to the
printer, so that you can have the printer do the color management. I'm
not is sales or marketing , but Feel free to contact me for any technical
information you need.
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From: Mike Cunningham <mike.cunningham@xxxxxxx>
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 10/31/2013 08:29 AM
Subject: AFP/IPDS laser printers
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Can anyone recommend a good IP laser printer that supports AFP/IPDS
printing? We want to create overlays with our spooled output and then send
to a printer. Looking to eliminate a proprietary Xerox printer language we
use to create overlays now and get back to something more universal. We
current create overlays to use with emailing some documents (POs) but when
we print POs we use preprinted forms. We are on V7.1. We have not done
this but think we could use the built in PDF output and associate it with
an AFP output queue and then FTP a PDF to any printer that supports
receiving an FTP of a PDF. But just having an AFP/IPDS compatible printer
sounds a lot easier. Color is not needed but could be useful. 70-80 page
per minute range on the printer.
Or we look into how to load an overlay to an HP printer and then how to
trigger the use of that overlay from a non-AFP spool file.
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